1 so strong as to be irresistible; "an overpowering need for solitude"; "the temptation to despair may become overwhelming"; "an overwhelming majority" [syn: overpowering]
2 very intense; "politics is his consuming passion"; "overwhelming joy" [syn: consuming]
- Present participle of to overwhelm.
- Spanish : abrumador/a, irresisteblemente fuerte.
- Portuguese : irresistivelmente forte, exageradamente maior
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